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NSDMA: Thundershowers & lightning with heavy rains expected across Nagaland

Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA): Thundershowers and lightning with heavy rains expected across Nagaland

Kohima, August 08 (NEx): The Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA), Home Department in coordination with Regional Meteorological Centre, Guwahati on Saturday, issued weather updates for the coming days.

Monsoon rains have been deficient for the state by about 25% this season. Only mild activity occurred during the last 10 days. However, moderate rain with thunderstorm is expected during late evening and night and there could be frequent spells of intermittent rain lasting till early morning from August 8 to 16, 2020, it informed.

The weather activity in the first half will be more than the latter one. Thundershowers and lightning accompanied with heavy rains is expected in the districts of Peren, Kohima, Phek, Wokha, Zunheboto, Kiphire, Mokokchung and Tuensang from August 8-11, 2020, updates NSDMA.

The second half, including Independence Day, will have better weather conditions. One or two spell of rain or thunderstorms of short duration likely to occur during night. During this period, the days generally will be cloudy. Maximum and minimum temperatures will be around 25 degrees and 18 degrees at most locations except Dimapur where maximum temperature could rise up to 35 degrees. Any adverse weather causing disruption to the routine activities not expected. Spike in weather activity with frequent rainy spells expected from August 17 onwards.

NSDMA, Home Department has urged the public to exercise caution to avoid any eventualities during this period, and also requested all the DDMAs and other line departments who are responsible to attend to any emergencies caused by natural calamities to be on alert to save lives and properties during this monsoon period.